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deme

[dēm]
(ecology)
A local population in which the individuals freely interbreed among themselves but not with those of other demes.
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Deming's last assessment was that management was responsible for at least 95 percent of all the problems.
In his new book, The Brand Who Cried Wolf: Deliver on Your Company's Promise and Create Customers for Life, Deming illustrates his message with examples of companies that not only deliver but even overdeliver on their brand promise.
Ironically, we still see evidence for this hearing loss in recent literary criticism such as Richard Deming's Listening on All Sides: Toward an Emersonian Ethics of Reading, which, like Helen Vendler's Invisible Listeners: Lyric Intimacy in Herbert, Whitman, and Ashbery (Princeton U.
Deming confronts these issues head-on in the first poem of the book, "The Naturalists," which depicts naturalists as treasure seekers willing to investigate animal scat or tiny flowers that appeal to them as though they were:
He said: "The post-war success of Japan is largely based on their acceptance of Deming's work and their willingness to stop production to sort out quality issues.
Mr Clark, who runs Key Business Improvement and chairs the Institute of Quality Assurance Deming Special InterestGroup, said: "The post-war success of Japan is largely based on their acceptance of Dem-ing's work and their willingness to stop production to sort out quality issues.
A review of the scientific management theory of Taylor, total quality management perspective of Deming, and systems thinking of Follett gives an impression that these scholars differ dramatically in their approaches apples to oranges (and grapes).
This woman did not know at the time that the ethical principles she espoused were a part of Deming's management philosophy, which dominated the manner and method of how these American plants operated.
EDWARDS DEMING FIRST PROPOSED HIS "PRODUCTION Viewed As a System" while explaining his quality management theories to Japanese and American business leaders in the 1950s.
Application of Deming's TQM principles to education is long overdue.